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-- the reaction from washington. to the bay area. along with what's being done here in california. but first tonight -- president obama -- promising action. grant lodes is here with more. >> president obama is talking tough after the mass shooting that we just saw. today,mister obama took the podium this morning with vice president joe biden at his side. the president.talking tough on the need to reduce gun voilence.especially mass shootings like the one we just saw. today we learned the vice president will lead a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president. >> it is encouraging of all backgrounds are willing to challenge and change longstanding positions. that conversation has to continue but this time those words need to lead to action. the point that this is complex no longer is an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we cannot prevent every act of violence does not mean that we will steadily reduce the violence. and prevent the very worst violence. that is why i have a past vice president to lead members of my cabinet and outside organizations to
court will rule on the california proposition 8. the voter approval initiative the funding marriage between a man and woman a. sides of the debate. because the high court has same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. >> this is about fundamental coverage. j. r. stone is standing by. >>pam: with reaction from both here to break down what >> because the high court has agreed to hear this case, same sex marriage remains on hold in california, until there is a ruling. the validity of same sex marriage in california has been an issue since 2004. and now we know, we will get the final word by next summer legal briefs will be filed and the case will be argued early next years. possibly in the spring. then the supreme court should issue its ruling very likely by the end of june. and we should also note the supreme court has also agreed to review the federal defense of marriage act. legal experts say agreeing to review both cases is significant. >> it indicates that the court wants to indicate the entire ball of wax in one fell swoop. they are not looking to
for the bay area. the rainfall to the north. through california and oregon and a notice on your screen at the specs of blue. indicating snowfall. and just how cold it this system is coming down. let us take a look at the rainfall the futurecast. pressing towards the north bay. fairfield, antioch, and some heavier cells near petaluma, vallejo. and along the san mateo coast. some of lingering showers possible for your morning commute. with rainfall that could continue for the early afternoon. mostly dry but we were showers especially near the coast. as for temperatures? chilly. 49 in daly city. 50s in pleasanton and it is only going to get colder. we will take a look of those towns coming up in just a bit. >>pam: some contra costa county residents are losing their local fire stations. it is all because of a tax measure voters did *not pass in november. tonight - grant lodes is standing by to show us which areas are impacted. but first - justine waldman is live at a county meeting -- where some harsh decisions were made today. justine? enoug >> the board meeting is still happening. and i
monterey but not impacting the bay area. you can see the tail and that is going towards northern california. this is a big wild card. if this cloud coverage moves and are run for pa.m.-5:00 a.m. kron 4 a.m.-5:00 a.m. they will not be quite as cold. you can see it is coming in at 5:00 a.m. but i could not notified by taft. it will still be cold. you can this tool.this-shower activity. by 4:00 a.m., i do not know if it is quite as illegal. s 5:00 a.m., the about of cloud coverage. . i'm not sure if i buy that-- >>jacqueline: from 2:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m., 30-34 degrees with slippery sidewalks and please give yourself extra minutes to defrost your windshield. and also, to the north bay. i do not think that the clouds are going to move in to keep temperatures warm enough to avoid freezing. 30's through fairfield, these frosted viceroy continue frost advisor'. oakland, san mateo. and along the coast temperatures to in the afternoon are really not that warm regard 40's for the north bay, 50s and the san francisco, and 50s in the san jose. for the sierras, some of flurries with more snowfall. and if yo
right in the roadway the california highway patrol was on hand to direct traffic around this narrow pathwaybicyclists also had to navigate through the debris as one lane was completely blocked by the slide eventually pinehurst was closed by contra costa county public worksthis crew brought in a pair of heavy duty front loaders to clear the slidemud was collected and poured into dump trucksload after loaduntil the road was clearedand reopened to trafficon pinehurst road on the contra costa county oakland borderhaaziq madyun, kron 4news >> catherine: continuing our team coverage. also in the east bay. a road that keeps flooding has really frustrated a long-time resident. kron 4's justine waldman shows us the mudslide and what is being done to fix it. >> reporter: as soon as it started to rain victor husary knew this was going to happen. that is why he got out his cell phone and took this video of a mudslide on castro ranch road. >> nobody wants to listen to victor. >> reporter: flooding left the two lane street, down to one lane. victor doesn't like how cars have to drive in the oppos
for the afternoon northern california to it will continue to press south with moisture associated. but it will move quicker. not such extravagant rainfall totals. we will see how much rainfall totals we can expect coming up in just a bit. >> three east bay firefighters seriously hurt... following a string of accidents on a rain- soaked highway. kron4's justine waldman has more on their recovery.. and the dramatic video from the crash. a wealthy silicon valley couple -- the victims of a deadly home invasion. >> the amount of excruciating pain is evident on this firefighters face. three firefighters were seriously hurt after a chain reaction accident on highway 24. they were soaked and the suffering as they were trying to save someone else. >> they are in good spirits. >> the fire chief is close to their bed and walnut creek hospital. the firefighter/paramedic and were all on the shoulder of the highway. at the exit dealing with a traffic accident when another car going fast lost control. they hit their fire truck and it rolled over. in this a dangerous situation they were doing everything right. >>
the interests of its clients. one of those clients is the california state teachers' retirement system. the action comes after officials with california's huge teacher pension fund said, they were reviewing a $600- million investment in cer-berus, in light of the connecticut shooting. the firm issued this statement. quote - "we believe that this decision allows us to meet our obligations to the investors. whose interests we are entrusted to protect. without being drawn into the national gun control debate." and one side of that debate, is calling for stricter gun control laws. which has sent weapons sales sky-rocketing. kron4's scott rates is live in livermore. scott? >>reporter: this is such a heated debate. many people are asking for stronger gun debate regulations or others are wanting to purchase one for their protection. it is no exception for this shot and livermore this is one hour ago. you can see this- shop in livermore. randy collins is the owner. he has owned this for over five years. as of yesterday, the sales have doubled. normally, they would sell anywhere from 15-20 per
4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, california's utility regulators have decided to allow p-g&e to share the cost of pipeline upgrades with you. their customers. the utility company was ordered to improve the safety of its natural gas the massive explosion in san bruno. that killed 8 people more than two years ago. and now, with the approval of state regulators, some of the cost is being passed on to you. j. r. stone is following this. san bruno. >> this neighborhood where the blast happened two years ago has been under construction for some time in. you concede this directly behind me the mayor of san bruno is outraged toward not only will pg&e be charging you to improve the safety but it will also be making money off of it to. >> we would not be here if they did not blow or neighborhood. these proceedings took place today they impact making a profit. this is not going to be over for a long shot. this is a slap in our face to the neighborhood. >> there were eight people killed in the san bruno explosion. basically, this ruling is to say you were going to
restoration group and lawrence joe - man a consultant for the state of california monitor this area trying to protect the wild life but they say that the sheer amount of hom less encampments are the problem the river is just a conveyer according to roger only 10 percent get caught in the trees, the other 80 percent ends up in the san francisco bay but there is another issue associated with the encampment as sot: right here the mostr heavely populated homeless encampments on this creek is that i got barriers and the fish acculumate here and they get taken by homeless so not only are the homeless trashing the creeks they are poaching the salmon that come here to spawn there will be more on this story in the coming days in san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news >>pam: a legendary, bay area born jazz musician passes away. next, a look back on the life and music of dave brubeck. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no
of appeals and voted to block the california law banning therapy into turning gave miters interest-rate minors. this would have been the first state in the nation to ban gay therapy. the news at 5:30 is next (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> deadly winter weather slamming the midwest. where it's headed next- along with more of the dramatic video. and - the newtown elementary school shooting - one week later. a look at the nationwide tribute today - and the latest on the investigation. now at 5-30. severe - and deadly - winter weather pounding the midwest. this is video from detroit - heavy snow and high wind situation. multiple car accidents, some even involving police cruisers. >> jacqueline: yesterday, we were dealing with a very clear defined warm and cold sections. we can see the rainfall has diminished from yesterday. mainly snowfall as we can see through pennsylvania, new york, and through ohio. a number of winter weather advisories. with snowfall rates that could bring 1 ft. in portions of this region. as we take a look of the wa
in january. >>> a law aimed at targeting repeat d-u-i offenders is making its through the california legislature. it would include the installation of a those involved. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story. (humming and blowing) you're looking at an ignition interlock deviceor i-i-dbeing demonstrated here at auto sound specialists in union city >> "so you turn your ignition on, you wait for your device to initialize" >> reporter: once connected to an automobileif the device detects alcohol on the breath of the driverthe vehicle will not start >> reporter: with that in mindstate senator jerry hill is announcing new legislation that will make i-i-d's mandatory for individuals convicted of a second driving under the influence violation >> "we've tried fines, we've tried to revoke licenses of those chronic offenders but we need to do more to save livesalcohol related driving deaths26,000" >> reporter: under current law installation of an i-i-d is optional for convicted drunk driverssenator hill says it is time to remove the option >> "this bill will make it clearnever get their license ba
conditions for the overnight out-of-state and it will also start to sag into northern california. rainfall for tomorrow night. here's a look at futurecast. mostly clear conditions for the 8:00 hour on thursday. by 10:00 rules are round we will start to see rainfall approaching the north bay. even heavy near santa rosa, petaluma, and coping south of the golden gate by midnight. to the delta, moving south. and even by 2:00 hour along the south bay it is quick moving end lingering showers by wednesday morning. and late thursday. as for tomorrows temperatures? chilly. 67 in santa rosa, the fog in those locations in the same among the delta and possibly for the in the valleys. for the areas near the south bay, low 60s. but a bit cooler through the inland valleys. and along the east bay shore. clouds are expected to increase. we are seeing 50s. 56 degrees in napa. a quick look at your extended forecast with rainfall. and i tend and a lingering for wednesday morning spotty showers. thursday, friday, a bit of a dry out but the report turns for the weekend. gabe slate tech report here is a look at
-sex marriage in california. the quartz room not announce until monday if they will make a review on proposition 8. supporters appealed to the u.s. supreme court after the lower court found that unconstitutional. if the court found that it will not try the case the same-sex marriages will resume in california but if they hear the case arguments will likely take place in the spring. the court also has the option of telling consideration what are not to take up the appeal at a later date. >> president obama is taking his fight to with a physical clef. it sounds like his backup came pantry andmonday at 6:30 a.m. pst. monday's order list found the voter initiative a later date. sometime this spring and the end of june. proposition 8 has been denies review, the finalbe a decis during the if the high court denies review, the final year by the 9th u.s. circuit cliff public... the campaign trail.. but again today - he and house speaker john boehner do 'not' sound close to a deal,,, >> if no action is done all taxes will be increased by january 1st. >>catherine: president obama took his case on the road.
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. jerry brown's office released a statement today saying the california governor is being treated for prostate cancer. the 74 year-old is undergoing radiation treatment. doctors at the university of california's and princess will say the cancer is in its early stages. it is being treated with a short course of conventional radio therapy. they called the governor's prognosis excellent. united states moving closer to the edge of the fiscal cliff while lawmakers are seemingly playing the blame game on capitol hill. what they reach a deal in time to avoid possible financial disaster? we will talk about that tonight at 530 with our political analyst michael yankee. >> too heavy to be president? that is the question are walters and have for the new jersey gov. chris christi, his response later tonight. >> today's tech headlines coming up i am gabe slate. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. u-verse high speed internet. y
, or some other parts of california or >> perhaps that would be encouraged other tech companies to produce locally. >> certainly. today from c- e-o tim cook. about jobs and you can follow gabe >> thank-you, gabe slate tech report >>pam: the state of washington has more than 200 couples lined up at the seattle county courthouse in to get their marriage lincenses signed. 77-year-old jane abbott lightly and 85-year-old petey petersen who have been together for 35 years were the first couple to receive their marriage license. a three-day waiting period is required before marriage licenses are valid. but supporters of same-sex marriage say today is an important day for their cause. >> also in washington state. it's a "pot party" in washington state. a new law -- legalizing recreational marijuana use -- took effect at midnight. the law says adults 21 years and older can now possess up to an ounce of pot. but growing or selling the drug remains a crime. still -- pot smokers preferred to emphasize the positive -- ringing in the new year with -- well -- smoke rings at seattle's space needle. >>pam
doing to protect>> keep the door locked. >>catherine: and california's senior senator takes the lead in the fight for tighter gun control. >> is this america? >> i don't think so >>catherine: will have more on local schools and gun- control but first,grant lodes is standing by elementary school shooting. >> today, children across connecticut saw something classes. uniformed police are in or around most of the state's schools. but sandy hook school in newtown remains closed and may never reopen. truckloads desks, shelves, bulletin boards and abandoned backpacks. taken from the scene of the massacre to a recently closed school in nearby monroe. the former middle school is where the sandy hill students will resume classes. volunteer contractors spent the weekend installing smaller facilities for the younger students. >> when the children come in whenever the school has started they walk into a classroom that looks as close as possible as their classroom that they left." >> the sandy hill school remains a crime scene. state police working around the clock to determing what happe
last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you. >>> and the rain continues right now as well. here is live storm tracker 4. we are looking at intermittent showers. we had heavier steady rain about an hour or so ago. still steady rain for concord in toward walnut creek and pleasant hill and the south bay getting heavier rain as we speak. but in around san francisco, oakland, richmonday and berkley notice that it's lighter. the green colors show light rain and we're seeing breaks in there too. that's going to be the trend for the rest of tonight. in the south bay, still heavier showers, especially now in south san jose as we get on the highway 82 south of downtown and in toward allen rock. for the rest of this evening look for a few showers to continue. they could
that a check and go was not adhering to the california interest rates limits. and stephen porter and with out of state banks to partner and get around those. we are going to work with people throughout the state to make sure that we get folks restitution that they deserve. >> reporter: the city has now reached a settlement with check n go. without admitting any wrongdoing check-n-go has agreed to refund up to 4.3 million dollars to californians who were overcharged when taking out online 4-month installment loans between november 2006 and june 2008. now grant here's the hitch. people only have 90 days to apply for this refund. and that 90 days begins tomorrow. >> grant: how much money can people expect to get back. >> depending on how much interest you were charged it could be anywhere from 20-dollars to 46-hundred dollars. now to find out if you qualify you can go to the website caloanrefund.org >> grant: dan kerman, thank you very much. for the first time in days, caltrans has lifted chain restrictions for drivers along interstate 80 and highway 50 through the sierra, near lake tahoe. this
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